Bellator MMA featherweight Jordan Parsons has passed away following a hit-and-run incident earlier this week in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 25 years old.

Parsons, a member of the Blackzilians fight camp, had been in the hospital where doctors were forced to amputate his right leg following the hit-and-run.

As far as competition, Parsons had a career record of 11-2 while securing wins in two of his three bouts under the Bellator MMA banner. Both of his victories came by way of stoppage.

“It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the Bellator family, Jordan Parsons,” said Bellator President Scott Coker said in a statement. “Jordan was an exceptional athlete and a rising star in the sport. But more importantly, he was an exceptional young man. Jordan was hard-working, dedicated, intelligent, and a pleasure to be around. He represented all the reasons we love this sport. It is a terribly tragic loss and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends, and teammates.”

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